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Specific Learning Difficulties

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1.4 hours · Self-paced
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10 CPD hours / points
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Embark on an enlightening journey with our 'Specific Learning Difficulties' course, where understanding and compassion are key. Discover the hidden challenges and strengths in learning disabilities, and unlock the potential in every unique learner. Transform your approach to education and make a real difference in lives waiting to blossom.

The 'Specific Learning Difficulties' course is an eye-opening exploration into the complex world of learning disabilities. It begins with an introduction to learning disabilities, progresses through the various types and their diagnosis, and delves into the impacts on individuals and society. The course sheds light on learning difficulties such as dyslexia and emphasizes person-centered care and support. Additionally, it offers a perspective on future developments in the field.

This course is a vital tool for educators, healthcare professionals, and anyone passionate about inclusive learning. Ready to make a positive impact and change lives?

Join us now and become a champion for those with learning difficulties.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and differentiate between various types of learning disabilities.
  • Understand the diagnostic journey and its importance for individuals with learning difficulties.
  • Recognize the societal and individual impacts of Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD).
  • Apply person-centered care and support strategies for individuals with SLD.
  • Anticipate future trends and developments in the field of learning disabilities.


Reed Courses Certificate of Completion

Digital certificate - Included

Will be downloadable when all lectures have been completed.

Hard Copy Certificate

Hard copy certificate - £9.99

Hardcopy Certificate for International Students: £14.99

For students outside of the United Kingdom, this option ensures delivery of a high-quality, professionally printed certificate to your international address for only £14.99.


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Quality Standards


1h 26m

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This comprehensive course on Specific Learning Difficulties provides a deep understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with learning disabilities. It equips participants with the knowledge to recognize and support diverse learning needs, focusing on inclusive and compassionate approaches. The course covers the spectrum of learning disabilities, from dyslexia to other less-known types, providing insights into effective support mechanisms. It emphasizes the importance of a supportive environment that adapts to the unique needs of each individual, fostering their growth and learning potential. This course is an essential guide for anyone committed to creating a more inclusive and understanding educational landscape.

Who is this course for?

  • Teachers and Educators wanting to support students with learning difficulties.
  • Parents and Guardians of children with learning disabilities.
  • Healthcare Professionals and Therapists working with individuals with learning difficulties.
  • Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) in schools.
  • Social Workers and Counselors focusing on child and adolescent development.


All you need is a smart device, a reliable internet connection, and a basic command of English and you're good to go!

Career path

  • Special Educational Needs Teacher (£25,000 - £40,000)
  • Educational Psychologist (£35,000 - £60,000)
  • Speech and Language Therapist (£26,000 - £41,000)
  • Learning Support Assistant (£18,000 - £25,000)
  • Child and Adolescent Counselor (£24,000 - £40,000)

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